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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Iranian Startups: Komodaa’s Success Story Is Heard From Shiraz

PayvandNews – Sana Khalesi, founder of Komodaa, formerly a content writer in the UK and Greece, says of launching komodaa Startup in Shiraz and that she and her team are thinking of a market of 3,600 billion Tomans (about 300 million dollars). Komodaa is the first Eco-friendly and online fashion marketplace in Iran that tackles this issue by making it super …

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Iranian protest chants lambast regime’s foreign interference

Al-Arabia – Chants heard in ongoing demonstrations across Iran are evidence Iranians hold long-standing political grievances against the regime, according to experts. Protestors call for “Death to the dictator,” a sign of rising anger against Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, and “No Gaza. No Lebanon, I give my life for Iran,” in reference to Tehran’s support for Palestinian group Hamas …

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Iraq Protests Boosted By Sistani’s Support On Eve Of Iran Unrest

Radiofarda – As the second wave of Iraq protests entered its fourth week on Friday, November 15, demonstrators got a strong boost from the country’s highest Shiite religious authority, which will embolden them to hold their ground as long as their demands for all-out reforms and regime change are not met. Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani’s support was announced in his …

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Amid Severe News, Internet Blackout, Fears Of A Harsh Crackdown In Iran

Radiofarda – Reports about the number of casualties and arrests in Iran’s protests have been rising since Saturday night, amidst the most widespread news blackout in the country in 40 years. Tens of people were reportedly killed in two days of protests in Iran while in places such as Shahryar in the vicinity of Tehran at least one was killed …

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Iran Cuts Off Most Internet Service To Users Amid Protests

Radiofarda – After two days of intermittent government slowdown of the internet amid widespread protests in Iran, internet services were almost completely stopped Saturday evening, plunging the country into cyber darkness. Widespread protests began on November 15 as the government raised the price of gasoline overnight, putting more pressure on ordinary people hit hard by U.S. sanctions and a weak …

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Pompeo Repeats Message To Iranians: ‘The United States Is With You’

Radiofarda – Amid large anti-government protests in Iran, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo retweeted Saturday a previous message sent to the Iranian people in July 2018, reminding them, “The United States is with you”. Mr. Pompeo had sent a message last year saying, “The United States hears you. The United States supports you. The United States is with you”. …

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Interior Minister Warns Protesters In Iran Authorities Ready to Use Force

Iran’s interior minister has warned security forces from now on will confront protesters who gather in the streets. For a second day running tens of thousands of Iranians angry with a hike in gasoline prices flooded streets in dozens of cities, with security forces attacking protesters in some locations. Andolreza Rahmani Fazli said that until now authorities showed tolerance toward …

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Iranian Authorities Send Text Messages Warning People Not To Protest

Radiofarda – Iranian judicial and security authorities have resorted to sending text messages to citizens to warn them to stay away from protests unfolding against a gasoline price hike. Text message sent by the prosecutor’s office in the northern Alborz province warning the recipient not to attend protests. November 16, 2019 Protests which began on Friday gained more momentum on …

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Widespread Protests Turn Violent, Iran Parliament To Discuss Situation Sunday

Radiofarda – Iranian government’s reaction to protests against an unusual gas price hike in Iran has been turning increasingly violent Saturday afternoon. Shots have been heard in Shiraz, Bushehr and Tehran where security forces reportedly opened fire at Azari Intersection in south-western Tehran at the beginning of the road to Saveh. Unofficial reports on social media and citizen journalists say …

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